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Appalachian State, Toledo meet in Camellia Bowl

Appalachian State, Toledo meet in Camellia Bowl

In rushing, Jalin Moore led the way with 1367 yards and 10 touchdowns in 221 carries while Marcus Cox added 872 yards and eight touchdowns in 136 attempts. The Mountaineers allowed just 20 points and 319 yards per game. App State has converted only 32.7 percent of its third-down chances this season, a figure that ranks 117th nationally.


Pakistan knuckle down in fight to save pink-ball Test

Pakistan knuckle down in fight to save pink-ball Test

The two highest successful fourth-innings chases have come against Australia - the West Indies scoring 418-7 at Antigua in 2002-03 and South Africa making 414-4 in Perth in 2008-09. Smith's 70-ball knock ended when he stepped down the pitch and lofted Yasir Shah (1-45) to Rahat Ali at long-on. Safraz Ahmed finished unbeaten on 59 from 64 balls, sharing vital tail-end partnerships with Mohammad Amir (21) and Rahat Ali to lift Pakistan from a dire 67-8.


San Diego State's Pumphrey sets NCAA career rushing record

San Diego State's Pumphrey sets NCAA career rushing record

San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey's 15-yard run in the fourth quarter of the Las Vegas Bowl made him the all-time leading rusher in Football Bowl Subdivision history, pushing him past former Heisman Trophy victor Ron Dayne . Ward Jr. completed 25 of 34 passes for 229 yards for the Cougars (9-4) and was held to zero yards rushing and a touchdown on 22 carries. Lamar Jordan ran for 81 yards and threw a 34-yard pass to Dameon Gamblin that set up McQuarley's 1-yard burst for a 23-13 ...



New Mexico beats Texas-San Antonio 23-20 in New Mexico Bowl

New Mexico running back Teriyon Gipson (7) carries as UTSA safety Darryl Godfrey and safety Nate Gaines defend during the first half of the New Mexico Bowl NCAA college football game in Albuquerque, N.M., Saturday, Dec. Two plays later, Sturm found Trevor Stevens and he did the rest, scampering for a 16-yard touchdown, the first of his career. The next two drives for the Lobos, sandwiched around an unsuccessful drive by the Roadrunners, amounted to nothing.



Marco Verratti tops Antonio Conte's target list ahead of January transfer window

They claim Verratti, who played under Conte for Italy, is wanted at Stamford Bridge. And having signed a new five-year deal earlier this year, it would appear that Verratti is not going anywhere in a hurry. Chelsea legend Drogba, who had two spells as a player at Stamford Bridge, was earmarked for a role at the club before deciding to sign for Montreal Impact past year.